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Black twill ground on which is woven a design of curving lines (ko-aoi), clouds and conventional flowers(tate - waku), with white and purple silk.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, Late 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

12.1 x 33.8 cm (4 3/4 x 13 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.534

Medium or Technique

Silk, Karaori

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles